Key takeaways from the DOJ’s big boost to Avanci

From moving beyond auto to questions of price and a chance to hit the accelerator, there’s much to dissect from last week’s announcement

Key takeaways from the DOJ’s big boost to Avanci
Inside China's first top-down FRAND royalty decision
5 Aug 2020

Inside China's first top-down FRAND royalty decision

Exclusive analysis of the recently published full judgment of the Nanjing Intermediate People's Court in Huawei v Conversant

Patent suits keep coming as India undergoes China tech backlash
4 Aug 2020

Patent suits keep coming as India undergoes China tech backlash

Xiaomi and other brands face legal challenges as country rethinks bilateral tech trade and pushes to create its own national champion


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3 Aug 2020

Auto IP leaders need to wise up to SEPs – and fast

A steep learning curve is required to make the most of the coming era of connectivity Read more

31 Jul 2020

Latest Nokia results point to diverging fortunes for largest licensing players

Finnish mobile giant’s IP business sees drop in sales but company highlights “higher investments to drive creation of intellectual property” Read more

30 Jul 2020

Huawei’s increasing China focus may have paved way for Qualcomm deal

Chinese company took quarterly smartphone sales title for the first time in Q2, but it is increasingly reliant on its home market Read more

29 Jul 2020

Avanci head Alfalahi hails DOJ's seal of approval for its new 5G programme

Auto and IoT-focused platform looks to extend its deal-making reach into new generation of wireless Read more


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18 Jul 2020

Why Huawei can’t count on patent licensing – at least in the US

Successful dealmaking cannot be isolated from broader political currents and that means China’s 5G champion may need to embrace more out-of-the-box IP value creation strategies Read more

15 Jul 2020

German Federal Court of Justice’s FRAND decision is a win for patent owners

In Sisvel v Haier, Germany’s highest court brought greater clarity to a number of issues surrounding the licensing of SEPs – and rights holders have reason to be satisfied Read more

3 Jul 2020

Germany’s Supreme Court releases full judgment in key FRAND licensing case

Ruling in Sisvel v Haier clarifies issues around areas including what constitutes a “willing” licensee, obligations on implementers and the scope licensors have to vary royalty rates Read more

11 Jun 2020

We name the world's top patent lawyers, attorneys, practices and firms

The 2020 edition of the IAM Patent 1000 features in-depth analysis of the markets in 48 key jurisdictions and is based on thousands of submissions, interviews and client references Read more


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28 Jul 2020

TikTok owner among leading contributors to new video codec standard

Analysis shows Qualcomm is top of the pile, but the presence of a number of Chinese players indicates they will play a big part as the VVC IP landscape develops Read more

28 Jul 2020

Proposed limits to injunctions in Japan need further study, top policy body says

JPO subcommittee report indicates that the time is not right for a measure that could be seen as  weakening patent rights Read more

21 Jul 2020

Huawei transfers codec patents to entity linked with China NPE campaign

Video rights pass to an owner linked with a recent Xiaomi deal and several Chinese assertions Read more

17 Jul 2020

Ericsson sees more progress on licensing front but CEO highlights 5G challenge to come

“We are very committed to maximising the value of our patent portfolio” Ekholm insists as company prepares for key renewals Read more


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8 Jun 2020

IP Market news highlights

IAM’s biggest spring reads Read more

8 Jun 2020

From French fancy to global community – celebrating 100 issues of IAM 

Founder and editor in chief Joff Wild looks back on 17 years of IAM Read more

4 Mar 2020

IP market news highlights

A rundown of some of the top news stories on the IAM platform in December, January and February. Read more

4 Mar 2020

The top 10 patent market developments of 2019

Asset sales, trade wars and new names at the top made last year transformative for IP owners. Read more

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Roy S Melzer
Head, Hi-tech, Software and Information Systems Department
Ramat Gan, Israel
Ehrlich Group